Eco-Energy begins operations at rail-to-pipe ethanol facility

By Eco-Energy | February 20, 2015

Eco-Energy, a leading biofuel supply chain company, is pleased to announce the opening of its distribution facility located within the Knoxville, Tennessee, terminal complex. The facility, which is a joint project between Eco-Energy and Kinder Morgan Southeast Terminals LLC, will be equipped to receive tank cars daily from the CSX Railway for outbound ethanol distribution via pipeline connection and tank truck delivery to all area gasoline blending locations.

“Eco-Energy is excited to open the Knoxville facility and improve the ethanol supply chain into this growing market. We continue to invest in downstream infrastructure and our focus continues to be centered on lowering supply chain costs for all of our customers,” said Chadwick Conn, vice president of distribution at Eco-Energy.

As part of the new operation, Eco-Energy has employed facility operators and truck drivers bringing new jobs to the Knoxville area.